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Apples – Apples, of course, are a fall food favorite. With their sweet, crunchy and convenient packaging, they are also a top choice among kids. Apples are packed with antioxidants, and with more varieties than there are days in the year, you can eat them everyday without getting bored.read more
Brussels sprouts and cabbage are full of antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, and other cancer-fighting nutrients. Roasted with a little bit of olive oil and sea salt, Brussels are nutritious and delicious.
What is your favorite way to use or cook Brussels Sprouts?read more
Turnips – An unassuming root vegetable, turnips (and their greens) lend fiber and calcium among their impressive list of nutrition facts, and health claims that include helping to reduce the risk of some cancers.
What is your favorite way to use turnips?read more
Have you ever felt like this before?
Diets can be so overwhelming!
That’s why I set the stage for your transformation by reminding my clients that we are working towards manageable lifestyle changes and not quick fixes!read more
“Healthy fat” usually refers to monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. What makes them healthy is that, among other heart-health benefits, they help reduce LDL cholesterol, the kind that clogs your arteries. Research also shows they can benefit insulin and blood sugar levels, decreasing the risk of type 2 diabetes.read more
A survey commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control found that there are five categories of food and drinks from which children are getting excessive amounts of sugar each day & should avoid!read more
Vegetables are high in fiber, which means your digestive system will work more efficiently and regularly when your vegetable intake increases.
Dietary fiber found in vegetables is moist to the body and easiest to digest. It acts as a broom to the colon insuring that you clean the walls of the colon for a more thorough elimination.read more
In honor of Father’s Day, try one of these outdoor activities to relax and have fun with your kids this weekend.
Having fun with your family grows relationships, releases endorphins, and decreases stress in the body.read more
In honor of Father’s Day, this month’s newsletter is focused on an important aspect of men’s health: your prostate.
It’s almost inevitable that you will have prostate concerns at some point in your life, as the numbers increase with age. Starting around age 40, you should be getting regular prostate exams to monitor the size of the gland, and after you hit 50 your doctor may recommend more regular blood tests to monitor the onset of prostate cancer. Did you know that only skin cancer is more prevalent among men, and only lung cancer is deadlier?read more
Hormones are your body’s chemical messengers. They are made by your pancreas, thyroid, ovaries, and the pituitary, thymus and adrenal glands. Hormones travel in your bloodstream and influence all your major organs and body processes: your brain, heart, bones, muscles, reproductive organs, metabolism, mood, and much more.read more
Join me and Colorado Business Women (CBW) for lunch on Wednesday, February 14thread more
It’s been a bit slow to arrive this year, but summer is back! And here at Natural Health and Wellness, we are excited to be part of the DTC/Greenwood Village community event Summerfest 2014. Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 21, from 11am to 3pm.read more